Feeling hungry but don’t want to splurge on a restaurant date? Split up into teams and let the dice (and the good times) roll.
Head over to a local food market or food festival with your date and snack on some delicious samples. A little tip to make it extra fun and a little saucy? Look online for times that local museums offer free admission (it’s usually in the evening) and roam around with that special someone.
If beer isn’t your thing many wineries offer free tours as well. Channel your inner nerd and impress your date at a local trivia night. Revisit the infamous childhood game of Truth or Dare by walking around town taking turns asking each other the age-old question.
Be a tourist in your own city, but only hit up landmarks that don’t charge an entrance fee, like statues, museums, or other places that you’d go if you were only in town for a day.Dust off the old controllers and turn on that Nintendo 64!Be Mario, Princess Peach, or Toad for the night and have an old school face-off playing Mario Kart, Mario Party and all of the classics.This is the classic dinner and a movie date with a (free) twist!Instead of heading out to a pricey restaurant, plan a picnic followed by a free movie screening in the park.Dating can be a lot of things: exciting, fun, nerve-wracking… Everyone can appreciate a cheap date—and if a date is free, well, that’s even better.But coming up with inexpensive date ideas that aren’t super lame can be rough. From hiking to hosting an at-home movie marathons, great dates don’t have to cost a fortune—or anything at all.Whether you sound like Beyoncé or William Hung from “American Idol,” karaoke is always a great way to loosen up and have some fun!A no-cost way to do it: Troll the app store for free apps you can download and sing along to. Find out by playing a game of poker with your date, waging with anything other than money.It will be way more romantic than a stuffy movie theater, anyway.There’s nothing better than letting your competitive spirit out now and then, so head to the local basketball court and challenge that special someone to a one-on-one showdown.